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Oklahoma Profile

The name Oklahoma comes from two Choctaw Indian words, okla, which means "people," and humma, which means "red." In 1889, Congress opened up 2 million acres for white settlement (it was previously open only to Native Americans who were forced to leave their homelands), and the first of a number of land runs began. Some of the state's settlers were called "Sooners" because they had already staked their land claims before the land was officially opened for settlement. Oklahoma was admitted as the 46th state in 1907. Oklahoma's capital is an easy one to remember--Oklahoma City. The state flower is the mistletoe, a favorite for kissing under during the winter holidays. ...Read more here: Oklahoma - The Sooner State

Capital City:
Oklahoma City
Nickname:
Sooner State
Motto:
Labor Omnia Vincit (Labor Conquers All Things)
Statehood:
November 16, 1907 (46th)
Origin of State's Name:
Based on Choctaw Indian words: "okla" meaning people and "humma" meaning red."
Largest Cities:
Oklahoma City, Tulsa, Norman, Lawton, Broken Arrow
Border States:
Arkansas, Colorado, Kansas, Missouri, New Mexico, Texas
Land Area:
68,679 sq. mi., 19th largest
State Bird:
Scissor-tailed Flycatcher
State Flower:
Mistletoe (phoradendron serotinum)
State Tree:
Redbud (cercis canadensis)
State Song:
Oklahoma

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Cities, Counties, and Zip Codes in Oklahoma

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Oklahoma Schools

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Elementary Schools

Benjamin Franklin Science Acad
(918) 684-3870
300 Virgil Matthews
Muskogee, OK 74401
Sequoyah Es
(918) 746-9360
3441 E Archer St
Tulsa, OK 74115

Middle Schools

Russell Babb Es
(405) 454-6213
20901 N.E. 10th St.
Harrah, OK 73045
Hilldale Ms
(918) 683-0763
400 East Smith Ferry Road
Muskogee, OK 74403

High Schools

Buffalo Valley Hs
(918) 522-4803
Rt. 2, Hwy 1
Talihina, OK 74571
Graham Hs
(918) 652-8935
Hwy 84 And 10th Street
Weleetka, OK 74880

Sex Offender Information for Oklahoma

For most citizens, the easiest method to obtain accurate and timely sex offender information for their local area is to visit their state sex offender registry website. States are required to provide this information for free. You do not need to pay for this information.

In Oklahoma, the registered sex offenders can be found at http://docapp8.doc.state.ok.us/servlet/page?_pageid=190&_dad=portal30&_schema=PORTAL30. Please be sure to read all the disclaimers provided by the state.

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